Finding your Photographic Style : Do you know what you’re searching for?

Read Time: 7 minutes We are all told we need to have a unique style in our photographic work, so we strive to find and develop our personal photographic style. Yet, while we search are we even aware of what we are looking for?

9 Tips for Photographing Frosty Landscapes

Read Time: 6 minutes As a landscape photographer, there are very few things that get me as excited as seeing my favorite weather app light up with a frost warning for the coming morning. Here are 9 great tips for getting the best photos possible in these magical conditions!

Mastin Labs – Portra Pushed :: Not just for portraits anymore::

Read Time: 8 minutes Full disclosure. A little while back the awesome people over at Mastin Labs set me up with their all new Portra Pushed pack to let me put it through it’s paces. I’m not being paid to say nice things about them, I’m going to give my honest opinions about the Portra Continue Reading

Thor & Hourman : Strange meeting

Read Time: 4 minutes It’s all about the light. Amazing light brings perfect shadows.  It makes us pick up the camera when feeling uninspired and when we have no time to get to that perfect location. We head to that favorite tree we’ve photographed a million times. We hit up a local park and photograph Continue Reading

Searching for Shelter – Part 2

Read Time: 4 minutes In the last post, which you should totally check out first by clicking here, I headed out in search of shelter. Both a literal shelter that exists along a stretch of local trail and in a more intellectual way as I was struggling with my motivation and wondering why I just Continue Reading

Searching for shelter – Part 1

Read Time: 6 minutes A few weekends ago we had some nice sunny weather and I decided to once again head out and see what I could see along a stretch of the Sturgeon River Trail system. A couple episodes back I had explored briefly a stretch of this same trail but turned and Continue Reading

Sunny day in the pines

Read Time: 6 minutes Winter here in North Eastern MN can be frustrating for a photographer. As the snow piles up and access to just get out and hike shrinks, we are limited more and more to just cruising back roads or tromping the same ground as every other photographer out there on a Continue Reading

Hoar Frost for days

Read Time: 3 minutes Some mornings you wake up early and you get the beautiful surprise of a thick, beautiful hoar frost covering the land. It doesn’t happen too often in our neck of the woods where you get a nice heavy frost as winter conditions need to be ideal for it to really Continue Reading

A Lake Superior Adventure

Read Time: 4 minutes From time to time I like to try to make the few hour drive up to the North Shore of Minnesota’s Lake Superior. It’s an area full of amazing rock structures, cliffs, waterfalls and an amazingly powerful lake that is at times mesmerizing and calming, at times the picture of Continue Reading